Protect your memories with the Crucial® X8 Portable SSD — back up important photos, videos, and documents with up to 1TB capacity. Expand storage on your PS4™, Xbox One, iPad Pro, Android device, or simply free up space on your computer quickly with speeds up to 1050MB/s.¹ ² The Crucial X8 runs up to 1.8x faster than other portable SSDs and up to 7.5x faster than portable HDDs.¹ Store with confidence on the Crucial X8.
Wherever you are, access your games, photos, and videos quickly — even offline. With read speeds up to 1050MB/s, you can load files up to 1.8x faster than most portable SSDs, 7.5x faster than portable hard drives, and 100x faster than USB flash drives.¹
Works with a Broad Range of Devices
Increase storage capacity for nearly any computer, tablet, phone, or console. Works with Windows, Mac, iPad Pro, Chromebook, Android, Linux, PS4, and Xbox. Connect with a USB-C 3.2 Gen2 interface or use our included adapters for USB-C or USB-A connections.²
Built for the Toughest Conditions
Indoors or outdoors, at home or off the grid, the X8 is manufactured to be durable, rugged, and compact. Tested against extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, and even a 7.5-foot drop, you can trust that your drive will withstand the elements.⁶
Complete Data Protection
Store your photos, videos, and files with confidence. You can use Windows Backup, macOS Time Machine, Windows Bitlocker to Go, and Apple FileVault, along with third-party endpoint-protection software suites like Symantec and McAfee.
Sleek Style, Innovative Design
Form meets function with the Crucial X8. Built with a unibody core of anodized aluminium, the case not only looks and feels great, but dissipates heat efficiently to maximize performance.
A Reputation for Reliability
When you need ultimate peace of mind, trust the expert quality and engineering innovation of Crucial®, a brand of Micron®, one of the leading flash storage manufacturers in the world. The Crucial® X8 Portable SSD is backed by a 3-year limited warranty worldwide. Enjoy comprehensive support materials, such as operating instructions for various platforms and articles on maximizing your drive’s performance.
- Incredible performance with read speeds up to 1050MB/s¹
- Works with Windows, Mac, iPad Pro, Chromebook, Android, Linux, PS4™, and Xbox One with USB-C 3.2 Gen2 and USB-A connectors²
- Beautiful and durable design, featuring an anodized aluminium unibody core.
- Drop proof up to 2.3m
- Extreme-temperature, shock, and vibration proof
- Backed by Micron®, one of the largest manufacturers of flash storage in the world
- Capacity: 500GB
- Sequential Read Performance: Up to 1050MB/s
- Form Factor: Portable Solid State Drive (Portable SSD)
- Memory Type: High quality Micron® 3D NAND
- Interface: USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C (10Gb/s). Backwardly compatible with USB 3.2 Gen1/USB 3.1 Gen1/USB 3.0 (5Gb/s)
- Operating Temperature/Ambient Environment: 0°C to 35°C
- Non-operating Ambient Temperature in Transit (3 hours): –20°C to 65°C
- Operating Shock and Vibe: Conforms to random vibration of up to 3.1Grms between 5-800Hz for up to thirty minutes without impact to data on drive
- Non-operating Shock and Vibe: Conforms to exposure up to 1500G/s for 0.5ms without impact to data on drive
- Drop Proof: Up to 2m without impact to data on drive on a carpeted floor
- Power Usage: USB Bus Powered (minimum 5V 1.5A required)
- Product Dimensions: 11 x 1.15 5.3 cm
- Product Weight (excluding cables/adapters): 97g
- Compliance: UL, CE, TUV, BSMI, RoHS, RCM, WEEE
1. MB/s speed measured as maximum sequential performance of device as measured by Crucial on a high-performance desktop computer with Crystal Disk Mark (version 6.0.2 for x64). Your performance may vary. Comparative speed claims measured as maximum sequential performance of similarly situated portable SSDs, mainstream portable HDDs and mainstream USB flash drives from vertically-integrated manufacturers selling under their own brands as of June 2019.
2. Compatibility may vary and may be contingent on device formatting and host capabilities. For more information, see https://crucial.com/support/x8
3. Latest firmware may be required for operation. For more information, see https://crucial.com/support/x8
4. Compatible Android devices must be able to work with USB Mass Storage over OTG. Operating system updates and reformatting may be required. For more information, see https://crucial.com/support/x8.
5. iPadOS 13 required for the Crucial X8 to work with iPad Pro devices with USB-C port. For more information, see https://crucial.com/support/x8
6. Up to 7.5 ft/2 m without impact to data on drive on a carpeted floor